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Top Psychics Fail Scientific Tests To Prove Their Powers | Radar ...

Top Psychics Fail Scientific Tests To Prove Their Powers | Radar ... | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
However, Michael Marshall, Vice President of the Merseyside Skeptics Society which co-organized the exam, advised that anyone thinking of visiting a psychic should think twice before paying for the unfounded service.
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Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe

Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Geneticists at Harvard have found that the rise of agriculture some 8,500 years ago led to widespread changes, affecting height and skin color.
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The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be ... - Phys.Org

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be ... - Phys.Org | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.
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Which Universe Do You Want to Live In? It's Your Choice - Huffington Post

Which Universe Do You Want to Live In? It's Your Choice - Huffington Post | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Because no one to-date has been able to make the relativistic universe mesh with the quantum universe, an enormous mathematical guessing game began and still continues.
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Nanopaper as an optical sensing platform - Phys.Org

Nanopaper as an optical sensing platform - Phys.Org | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
An international team led by the ICREA Prof Arben Merkoçi has just developed new sensing platforms based on bacterial cellulose nanopaper.
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Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider - Telegraph.co.uk

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider - Telegraph.co.uk | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang
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30 Heat-Tolerant Beans Identified, Poised to Endure Warming World - Scientific American

30 Heat-Tolerant Beans Identified, Poised to Endure Warming World - Scientific American | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
New strains of beans that beat the heat could do more than protect food security; they could even expand into new territories
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Chameleon colours 'switched by crystals'

Chameleon colours 'switched by crystals' | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
New research shows that rather than using pigments, chameleons change colour by tweaking the arrangement of crystals in their skin cells.
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Scientists Grow Mouse Leg Muscle in a Dish - Nature World News

Scientists Grow Mouse Leg Muscle in a Dish - Nature World News | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
An international team of scientists has successfully grown leg muscle in a lab dish, leading the way to possible treatments for a large number of muscle disorders, according to a new study.
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Bald Eagles Prove Full of Flame Retardants - Scientific American

Bald Eagles Prove Full of Flame Retardants - Scientific American | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Michigan's bald eagles may be getting flame retardants from old couches and other discards
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Poll Reveals Rift Between Scientists, Regular Folks - National Geographic

Poll Reveals Rift Between Scientists, Regular Folks - National Geographic | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Americans don't see eye to eye with experts on the safety of many science-driven advances, from vaccinations to genetically modified foods.
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Genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes sequenced - Phys.Org

Genomes of malaria-carrying mosquitoes sequenced - Phys.Org | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Nora Besansky, O'Hara Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame and a member of the University's Eck Institute for Global Health, has led an international team of scientists in sequencing the genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquito...
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The Making of a Corporate Athlete - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

The Making of a Corporate Athlete - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Some executives thrive under pressure. Others wilt. Is the reason all in their heads? Hardly. Sustained high achievement demands physical and emotional strength as well as a sharp intellect.
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College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators - Salon

College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators - Salon | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Higher ed is sold as the key to an affluent life. It's really a big business designed to leave you buried in debt
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Star Trek-style teleportation IS possible says theoretical physicist - Daily Mail

Star Trek-style teleportation IS possible says theoretical physicist - Daily Mail | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
The claims were made by Michio Kaku (pictured) from New York's City University. Quantum teleportation is possible and Dr Kaku believes the first molecules will teleport in the next decade.
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The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks - Wired

The Fully Immersive Mind of Oliver Sacks - Wired | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
He transformed modern medicine's understanding of the brain. And he rethought neurology---and his memory---from the inside out.
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Outrageous Acts of Thinking: The Misuse of Science - Huffington Post

Outrageous Acts of Thinking: The Misuse of Science - Huffington Post | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
What distinguishes an outrageous idea from a reasonable one? And how are these different from a true or a false idea?
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Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle - BBC News

Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle - BBC News | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of a new particle called the pentaquark.
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Kevin Carey talks about his new book, 'The End of College' - Inside Higher Ed

Kevin Carey talks about his new book, 'The End of College' - Inside Higher Ed | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Inside Higher Ed Kevin Carey talks about his new book, 'The End of College' Inside Higher Ed A. Minerva's theory of this is pretty straightforward. First, it can establish admissions criteria that are ....
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Photo First: Light Captured as Both Particle and Wave - Discovery News

Photo First: Light Captured as Both Particle and Wave - Discovery News | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
A cutting-edge electron microscope takes a historic snapshot.
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Ancient Human Settlements Grew Same Way as Modern Cities Do, Scientists Say - Sci-News.com

Ancient Human Settlements Grew Same Way as Modern Cities Do, Scientists Say - Sci-News.com | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
A new study published in the journal Science Advances strengthens the view that human settlements of all times and places function in the same way.
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Robots are leaving the factory floor and heading for your desk – and your job - The Guardian

Robots are leaving the factory floor and heading for your desk – and your job - The Guardian | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Will robots cause unemployment or create new types of jobs and increased leisure time for humans? Expert opinion is divided…
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The World Hit "Peak Chicken" in 2006 - Smithsonian

The World Hit "Peak Chicken" in 2006
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Ralf Seppelt, a scientist with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Germany, and several colleagues looked at production rates for 27 renewable and nonrenewable resources.
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Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? - National Geographic

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? - National Geographic | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
We live in an age when all manner of scientific knowledge--from climate change to vaccinations--faces furious opposition. Some even have doubts about the moon landing.
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The Knowledge, London's Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the ... - New York Times (blog)

The Knowledge, London's Legendary Taxi-Driver Test, Puts Up a Fight in the ... - New York Times (blog) | The nature of Science | Scoop.it
Memorizing the city’s 25,000 streets might be the most difficult test in the world. As technology imperils this tradition, is there an argument for learning as an end in itself?
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Research Into How Squid Camouflage Leads to An Ultra-Sharp Display for ... - Smithsonian

Smithsonian Research Into How Squid Camouflage Leads to An Ultra-Sharp Display for ... Smithsonian With squid skin as their model, the scientists developed a flexible, high-resolution, low-power display that could realistically mimic its environment.
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